SmartRock™ Plus: Helping Producers ‘Know Their Concrete’ Beyond the Pour
Since its commercial takeoff in the last three decades, the use of maturity sensors has historically been driven by contractors. In deploying this testing method on their jobsite, contractors get real-time temperature and strength data…
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Concrete Mix Design Just Got Easier
A concrete mix is a combination of five major elements in various proportions: cement, water, coarse aggregates, fine aggregates (i.e. sand), and air. Additional elements such as pozzolanic materials and chemical admixtures can also be…
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What Contractors Need to Know About Field Testing Concrete
A shortage of skilled labor continues to be the dominate issue in the construction industry, and rightfully so. However, delays in construction schedules have always been a thorn in the side of contractors, and history…
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Giatec’s SmartRock™ Plus Solution Enters the International Market
SmartRock Plus Program for Ready-Mix Producers Now Offered in Sweden Ottawa, Canada: Giatec, world leader in concrete testing technologies, has announced that their SmartRock™ Plus solution for ready-mix concrete producers is now available internationally. As…
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Giatec’s SmartRock Sensor Wins Innovation Award by TCA
Wireless Maturity Sensor Honored in Toronto at Best of the Best Award Toronto, Canada: Giatec, world leader in concrete testing technology, is pleased to announce that they have received the “Innovation Award” at the Toronto…
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CIM Announces Items Available at 2020 Auction at WOC
The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program — a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management — announced the following list of items that have been…
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Improving Product Efficiency with Advanced Concrete Testing Technology
When monitoring the strength of in-situ concrete, the most common method that is used today is field-cured cylinders. This practice has remained largely unchanged since the early 19th century. These samples are casted and cured…
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Your Guide to World of Concrete 2020
With World of Concrete 2020 just around the corner, Procore is gearing up for one of the most expansive construction exhibits of the year. Attendees can look forward to networking with thousands of construction professionals…
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7 Amazing Apps for Concrete Contractors in 2020
The concrete construction industry is going through a digital transformation. Apps promise productivity, efficiency, safety and information gains, which gives company the means and the knowledge to decrease risks, unknown variables, downtime and rework on…
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Smart Sensor Allows for Quick, Real-time Strength Data
Flood Testing Laboratories long ago bought into the maturity method, eliminating the need for concrete cylinder break tests. However, the tools available to monitor concrete maturity haven’t always met their needs. “We’ve been using the…
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If You Work with Concrete, You Should Learn More About Giatec
Ottawa-based company, Giatec Scientific Inc., is revolutionizing the construction industry by bringing smart concrete testing technologies and real-time data collection to the forefront of every jobsite. Giatec's vision is to revolutionize the concrete industry by…
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